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Parish Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Frome St. Quintin, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8222 / 50°49'19"N

Longitude: -2.5708 / 2°34'14"W

OS Eastings: 359890

OS Northings: 102668

OS Grid: ST598026

Mapcode National: GBR MR.XJJ3

Mapcode Global: FRA 56HX.Q96

Plus Code: 9C2VRCCH+VM

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323860

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105448

Location: Frome St. Quintin, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Frome St. Quintin

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Frome St Quinton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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3/123 Parish Church of
26.1.56 St. Mary


Parish Church. C13 nave and chancel, with C15 and C17
refenestration. Tower of c 1400 at north-west end of nave.
C15 south porch. Church restored in 1881 when the south and
west walls were refaced. Local rubble and flint walls, with
freestone dressings. Clay-tile roofs with stone slab eaves,
and stone gable-copings with C19 crosses at apices. Chancel:
2 bays, two c C13 lancets north wall, Cl7 window in south wall,
and lancet. Blocked doorway. Nave has C14 and C15 refen-
estration. North tower, two stage, finished with a later
embattled parapet. North wall has a restored doorway with
segmental-pointed head. The bell-chamber has windows of one
trefoiled ogee light with pierced stone filling. South
porch retains a C15 outer archway, two-centred and of 2 orders,
inner order has responds and embattled capitals and moulded
bases. Interior: wagon-roofs to nave and chancel. Chancel-
arch has wave-mouldings and sunk quadrant between, two-centred,
the outer continuous, the inner dying into the responds.
Font: Purbeck marble, octagonal bowl with 2 blind panels in
each face, cylindrical stem and base, c 1200. Coffin-lid,
chancel, tapering slab of Purbeck marble with incised cross,
C13. Wall-monuments. Bakers, 1803 and 1806 white marble
oval tablet with blank shield by T King of Bath. To
Thomas and Mary Bridge, 1793, 1833, wall monument with
shield-of-arms. Miscellanea: reset on porch, medieval corbel
carved with two heads.

(RCHM Dorset I, pl17(1))

Listing NGR: ST5989002668

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